Lenoir, Alexandre, 1761-1839

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Archaeologist and author of extensive descriptions of French monuments, Lenoir was a notable figure of the French Revolution, devoted to saving the monuments of France's past from destruction and sale on foreign markets. He kept an inventory of the Musée des Antiquités et Monuments Français under his administration from 1791 to 1816.

From the description of Miscellaneous papers, ca. 1795-1825. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80692223

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associatedWith Beauvallet, Pierre Nicolas, 1750-1818. person
associatedWith Château d'Anet corporateBody
associatedWith Daujon. person
associatedWith France. Convention nationale. Comité d'instruction publique. corporateBody
associatedWith Gastebois, Emile. person
associatedWith Musée des monumens français corporateBody
associatedWith Société Philotechnique Paris. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Amiens, France
France
Martinique, the W. Indies
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Monuments--Conservation and restoration
Art restorers
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Birth 1761-12-27

Death 1839-06-11

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French

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